Welcome to Pennell Elementary School's
    PTO Website
    The PTO is a group of parent volunteers that work together to enhance the learning environment of our children. Check out the "What We Do" page to learn about all the activities that we are involved with for our children. If you would like to volunteer — and we would love to have you on board — please contact the appropriate Committee Head or email us at the address below.
    If you have any questions or comments, please email us at: PTO4pennell@gmail.com
    For the most up-to-date information on all of our events, please "like" the Pennell PTO page on Facebook.
    Check out our upcoming events: (Make sure to scoll down to see all of the upcoming events)

    Our Coupon Book fundraiser is at the halfway point!! This is a HUGE fundraiser for Pennell! If you have sent in your order, or ordered online, thank you! If you are not interested in purchasing anything, please send your sample book back to school IN THE ENVELOPE with your child's name. If you DO choose to purchase a book, just send in your $25 and keep the sample book that came home!

    Any orders for out of area or multiple books will be filled at the end of the sale - September 23rd. We will get these books to you as soon as possible!

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    Book Fair this week:


    9:15-9:45 Cardwell
    9:55-10:25 Wood
    10:35-11:05 Marano
    11:15-11:45 Dotzman
    11:55-12:25 Muller
    12:35-1:05 Wiley
    1:15-1:45 Bray
    1:55-2:25 Trofa


    9:15-9:45 Hopkins
    9:55-10:25 Hatch
    10:35-11:05 Cage (AM K)
    11:15-11:45 Parker
    12:35-1:05 Schlesing
    1:15-1:45 Cage (PM K)
    1:55-2:25 Pringle

    9:15-9:45 Lindsey
    9:55-10:25 LaTour
    10:35-11:05 Lafferty
    11:15-11:45 McDougall
    1:15-1:45 Sculley
    1:55-2:25 Miller

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    Pennell’s Back to School Night

    Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6:30 PM

    New: Box Tops Information:

    Have you downloaded the Box Tops app yet? It’s so simple. Families who downloaded the app have already raised $14.50 for our school, just by taking pictures of your receipts! The app calculates your earnings immediately! Please keep saving your box tops though, the company is transitioning to the app but we are still able to send in the clipped box tops!

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    Pennell's Family Movie Night!!
    Pennell's first Family Movie Night will be held this Friday, May 17th! Ticket order forms were sent home with your children. If you need another copy of the form, please click HERE! Please send in your orders by Tuesday, 5/14, to give us ample time to send wristbands (these serve as your tickets) home with your children.
    Tickets are $3 per person (children and adults - children 4 and under are free). Feel free to bring blankets and chairs (chairs must be set up towards the back to not obstruct the view).
    Our movie will be RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET!! We will also have 4 food trucks parked along the entrance of the school, the movie will be shown on the front field, and we will have teacher raffles, each grade will have a raffle basket, and we'll also have some local raffles! 
    The event begins at 6:30pm, with the movie starting at dusk. We will try to get it started as soon as possible! You must show your wristband at check-in. You may also purchase at our check-in tables, but we'd like to get a general headcount for our food trucks prior. We will be selling limited concessions (soda, water, pretzels, and popcorn) as well as a table for fun glow items. All concessions/glow items will be $1. 
    Our raffle ticket prices are $5 for 10 tickets and $10 for 25 tickets, so please plan accordingly! Wait until you see these fantastic raffles - these will be sold until a brief intermission, where we will call the winners!
    If you have any questions, please contact pto4pennell@gmail.com
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    Fun socks will be on sale for $1 to honor Rock your Socks Day on March 21st! Pennell Pride students will be coming around to each classroom in the morning this week and you can pick your pair!
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    The Pennell PTO is proud to sponsor the 2019 Variety Show and we are excited for another great show! The show is scheduled at Sun Valley High School on Friday March 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm. Lobby doors open at 5pm with concessions being sold. Auditorium doors will be open at 5:30pm. Our theme this year is welcome to "Pennell'Wood" The theme is designed to coordinate acts around anything. Acts can range from a favorite movie, songs, skits, commercials, specialty, etc. Think Hollywood! 
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    Pennell Families Only - Pennell Pajama Jam Bingo Night!


    SAVE THE DATE!!! This year's 5th Grade Bingo Night will be held in the Sun Valley Cafeteria on Friday, February 8th. 

    6:00pm: Doors open for Dinner (concessions sold until 8:30pm)

    6:30-8:30pm: Bingo, Raffles, and Fun 


    Mystery Raffle will be on display at school. The children wil have the opportunity to purchase a chance for this awesome raffle in school and at the event. 

    Looking forward to a Family Night of BINGO, Prizes, Raffles, Music, Food 

    & FUN!! 

    Email carried616@gmail.com or Katebigelow@gmail.com with any questions or to volunteer. 

    All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

    All proceeds benefit 5th grade

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    Pennell Ice Works Skating Party
    Monday, January 21, 2019 
    10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
    Tickets are $10 which includes admission and skate rental! Please support our Pennell Penguins! Spend the holiday with all your friends!
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    Science Explorers After-School Science Club 
    at Pennell Elementary for Grades 1-5:

    The next club of the school year begins soon!! 
    Science Club will meet on Mondays at Pennell Elementary
    after school from 3:30-4:30pm and is available to students in grades 1-5.

    The next club topic, which begins on Feb. 4th, is ANATOMY ACADEMY:

    Head, shoulders, knees and toes, eyes, ears, mouth and nose…lungs, heart, brain and skin…where should our Pre-Med club begin? Take a journey into the human body as you examine your heaviest organ (your skin!), find out how to make your memory better, and learn how the heart pumps blood. We’ll continue our fun in the lab as we grow polymer brains, examine a real sheep heart, made a model lung, and extract DNA from a banana. 
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    Mention Pennell when ordering and we will donate back 15% of sales and all delivery fees/tips to the organization.
    Tuesday December 4, 2018

    CHRISTMAS COOKIE GRAMS!!! Flyers came home yesterday with your children so they could order their Christmas Cookie Grams for someone special! If you need an additional "gram sheet", just let us know and we can email or send in a hard copy for you.

    The Cookie Grams will be delivered on December 14 at the end of the school day. The kids have so much fun giving their friends and teachers cookies (plus, they taste great!) :) If you have any questions, please let us know!!


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    PTO MEETING: Tuesday October 9, 2018
    6:30 pm in the school library
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    Great news!!! Our Spirit Wear sale is now live and will run through October 19th. Check out the great Pennell stuff!! Show your pride!!



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    Save the Date:

    Pennell's Fall Fest 2018 is Friday, October 19th! Details will be coming home this week!

    This is an outdoor event - bracelets will be sold in advance for $3 each. Please mark your calendar and get ready for a fun night: Moon bounces, face painting, caricature artists, games, trick or treat trail, and more!!

    If you would like to volunteer some time please email pto4pennell@gmail.com.

    Concessions will sell pizza, chick-fil-a, pretzels, drinks, and more!!

    We are looking forward to another fun Pennell Fall Fest!!

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    Our KidStuff Coupon Book fundraiser begins TODAY!!! Your child should have received their coupon book in their backpack today. Here's how it works:

    - Take a look through the book, show to friends and family, and place your order! If you are just going to keep the one book, simply send $25 in your money envelope with your child's information on the back. If you are purchasing more than one, just fill out that quantity, send in the payment, and when the fundraiser is over on September 24, we'll send the books home with your child! 
    - For every 5 books a student sells, you get one FREE!!
    - You can order books for many areas in PA, DE, and NJ (they are listed in the book). These books will be ordered for you.
    - NEW THIS YEAR - There is an APP!!!! What a great addition! So many of us just use coupons on our phone, rather than walk around with hard copies. This makes life SO much easier!!!
    - There are lovely new color coupons - most of which are valid through December 2019!
    - Pennell PTO makes $12.50 per book - so sell, sell sell!! This is our first fundraiser of the school year and we need your support!!!

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    Tuesday September 11, 2018 at 6:30 PM
    Please join us for our first PTO Meeting of the year!! Meet our new principal, Mr. Leight, and hear all about what our organization will be up to this year!!